As a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, Dr. Howard J. Kushnick is committed to delivering exceptional glaucoma and cataract care to Lehigh Valley Eye Center patients. Dr. Kushnick brings the unrivaled combination of exceptional medical training and experience with the latest technology to achieve superior results.
A native New Yorker, Dr. Kushnick graduated summa cum laude from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He went on to earn his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine. Returning to the New York area, he continued his education with an internship in medicine at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, followed by a residency in ophthalmology at the prestigious New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in New York City.
Dr. Kushnick then continued his training at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary for a distinguished fellowship specializing in glaucoma. Dr. Kushnick is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
At Lehigh Valley Eye Center, Dr. Kushnick performs advanced diagnostic exams and glaucoma surgery. Dr. Kushnick treats even the most advanced cases of glaucoma. He is a referral center for patients with difficult to manage glaucoma. As a specialist focusing on glaucoma, he is skilled in laser therapy, trabeculectomy, iStent, ECP, tube shunts and SLT treatment. Dr. Kushnick is committed to bringing his patients the best care with the latest medical advances by remaining on the leading edge of research and treatment.